2011 Corby Borough Council election

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2011 Corby Borough Council election [1]

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All 29 seats in the Corby Borough Council
15 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
  Blank Blank Blank
Party Labour Conservative Liberal Democrats
Last election 16 seats, 44.1% 8 seats, 39.3% 5 seats, 15.1%
Seats won 22 4 3
Seat change Increase6 Decrease4 Decrease2
Popular vote 10,305 5,082 2,435
Percentage 56.0% 27.6% 13.2%
Swing Increase11.9% Decrease11.7% Decrease1.9%

Corby UK local election 2011 map.svg
Map showing the results of the 2011 Corby Borough Council elections.

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

Labour

The 2011 Corby Borough Council election took place on 5 May 2011 to elect members of Corby Borough Council in England.[2] This was on the same day as other UK local elections. The Labour Party retained control of the council, which it had held continuously since 1979.

Ward-by-Ward Results[edit]

Beanfield Ward (2 seats)[edit]

Location of Beanfield ward
Corby Borough Council Elections 2011: Beanfield Ward
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Ann Brown 911 41.9
Labour Mary Butcher 634 38.4
Conservative Mathew Howitt 324 19.6
Turnout 2, 006 42.28
Labour hold
Labour hold

Central Ward (1 seat)[edit]

Location of Central ward
Corby Borough Council Elections 2011: Central Ward
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour James Noble 447
Conservative John Gouldson 175
Turnout 1,585 39.43
Labour hold

Danesholme Ward (2 seats)[edit]

Location of Danesholme ward
Corby Borough Council Elections 2011: Danesholme Ward
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Chris Stanbra 566
Labour Peter Petch 545
Labour William Taylor 484
Liberal Democrats Barry O'Brien 388
Conservative Jim McTaggart 301
Turnout 1,718 45.42
Liberal Democrats hold
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats

East Ward (3 seats)[edit]

Location of East ward
Corby Borough Council Elections 2011: East Ward
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Mark Pengelly 1,336
Labour Patricia Fawcett 1,306
Labour Lucy Goult 1,107
Conservative Kevin Watt 498
BNP Gordon Riddell 205
Turnout 4,452 41.18
Labour hold

Exeter Ward (1 seat)[edit]

Location of Exeter ward
Corby Borough Council Elections 2011: Exeter Ward
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Lawrence Ferguson 407
Conservative Sam Griffiths 118
Turnout 525 34.49
Labour hold

Great Oakley (1 seat)[edit]

Location of Great Oakley ward
Corby Borough Council Elections 2011: Great Oakley
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Eyusuf Chaudhury 500
Conservative Ray Jackson 360
Conservative Alison Rushton 54
Turnout 914 48.80
Labour gain from Conservative

Kingswood Ward (3 seats)[edit]

Location of Kingswood ward
Corby Borough Council Elections 2011: Kingswood Ward
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour John McGhee 1,052
Labour Pail Beattie 1,027
Labour Maureen Forshaw 1,015
Conservative David McInnes 413
Conservative Yvonne Von Bujtar 332
Turnout 3,839 34.81
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour hold

Lodge Park (2 seats)[edit]

Location of Oakley Vale ward
Location of Lodge Park ward
Corby Borough Council Elections 2011: Lodge Park Ward
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Gail McDade 685
Labour Bob Eyles 663
Conservative Christopher Woolmer 408
Turnout 1,756 45.64
Labour hold
Labour gain from Conservative

Oakley Vale Ward (3 seats)[edit]

Location of Oakley Vale ward
Corby Borough Council Elections 2011: Oakley Vale Ward
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Judy Cain 1,005
Labour Mohammad Rahman 810
Conservative David Sims 644
Conservative Glenn Smith 606
Conservative Eve Howitt 572
Liberal Democrats Michael Rushton 248
Turnout 3,885 30.67
Labour gain from Conservative
Labour gain from Conservative
Conservative hold

Rowlett Ward (2 seats)[edit]

Location of Rowlett ward
Corby Borough Council Elections 2011: Rowlett Ward
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Jean Addison 978
Labour Willie Latta 858
Conservative Harry Simpson 289
BNP Annette Carroll 170
Turnout 2,295 40.50
Labour hold
Labour hold

Rural West Ward (1 seat)[edit]

Location of Rural West ward
Corby Borough Council Elections 2011: Rural West Ward
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Bob Riley 470
Conservative Marcus Simpson 300
Turnout 1,440 55.28
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative

Shire Lodge (2 seats)[edit]

Location of Shire Lodge ward
Corby Borough Council Elections 2011: Shire Lodge Ward
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Tom Beattie 905
Labour Raymond Beeby 753
Conservative Mark Taitt 278
Turnout 1,936 35.07
Labour hold
Labour hold

Stanion and Corby Village Ward (2 seats)[edit]

Location of Stanion and Corby Village ward
Corby Borough Council Elections 2011: Stanion and Corby Village Ward
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Stan Heggs 467
Conservative Ray Lilley 440
Labour Margey Whalley 418
Liberal Democrats Julie Grant 128
Turnout 1,453 48.06
Conservative hold
Conservative hold

Tower Hill Ward (2 seats)[edit]

Location of Tower Hill ward
Corby Borough Council Elections 2011: Tower Hill Ward
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Anthony Dady 758 21.7
Labour Peter McEwan 675 23.5
Liberal Democrats Eddie McGeown 454 24.0
Conservative Lucy Grant 271 15.8
Conservative Laura Howitt 215 15.1
Turnout 2,373 43.55
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats
Labour hold

Weldon and Gretton Ward (2 seats)[edit]

Location of Weldon and Gretton ward
Corby Borough Council Elections 2011: Weldon and Gretton Ward
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Phil Bromhall 515
Conservative Rob McKellar 417
Liberal Democrats Terri Meechan 358
Labour Martyn Reuby 358
Conservative Laura-Jane Rawligs 332
UKIP Fred Parker 189
Turnout 2,169 50.35
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats
Liberal Democrats hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Local Election Summaries 2011". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 28 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Borough Council Election 2011 Results". Corby Borough Council. Retrieved 1 February 2019.